A great score for a horror film can be as terrifying as the pictures – but what is it about the best ones that makes us feel so frightened? Arwa Haider looks for answers. Horror movies and music have an
Jazz great Wynton Marsalis, a virtuoso trumpet player and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, has written — wait for it — a violin concerto. As the daughter of the late virtuoso violinist Roman Totenberg,
Kavakos/Pace (Decca) If there’s a problem with this disc – and it’s a minor problem - it’s that you can’t gawp at a recording. Leonidas Kavakos has put together some of the most demanding showstoppers
Philip Glass finds it a nifty coincidence that both he and Bob Dylan won major literary prizes this year — remarkable, considering that neither American music icon considers himself a writer. Glass, 79,
Gustav Mahler’s Eighth Symphony was given its first performance at the Musical Festival Hall of Munich on Monday last. The work is of colossal dimensions, taking over one hour and thirty minutes to perform.
Apple’s disruption of the music industry has been well-chronicled, from modernizing music composition to facilitating the slow death of terrestrial radio. Some of music’s old guard have adapted better
Mike Mills’ classical rock: Life after R.E.M. includes a new violin concerto bringing orchestra crowds to their feet |
Now in their late 50s, Mills and McDuffie take friendly jabs at one another’s teenage taste in popular music, accusing the other of having liked The J. Geils Band during their days in Macon. It’s obvious